Luzern: Hotel zum Hirschen

Luzern: Hotel zum Hirschen

When we lived in Rotkreuz, we used to spend quite a bit of time in Luzern and would venture to try out new places in and around the lake. When Autumn would roll around, year after year we would find ourselves in Kussnacht and at the restaurant Hotel zum Hirschen. The...
Schwyz: Goldau Tierpark

Schwyz: Goldau Tierpark

On Sunday, with the weather being warm we headed for the Goldau Tierpark which is just a short drive along the lake from Zug. When the girls were younger we would visit ever so often but haven’t been for a few years now. It was great to see all the typical...
Buy of the Week: The Trauffer Cow

Buy of the Week: The Trauffer Cow

It’s like a right of passage: every little Swiss baby or baby born in Switzerland should be given a little Trauffer wooden cow toy. Here I found a little pink spotted one at Coop as a pressie for a baby girl our babysitter Kate is expecting in two weeks. And...
DIY: Autumn Placecards

DIY: Autumn Placecards

One of the things I am beginning to love about Switzerland are the distinct four seasons and now especially Autumn. I never really thought much about the changing of seasons but with all the unique things that happen this time of year I see the appeal. From the...
Bern: The Paul Klee Museum

Bern: The Paul Klee Museum

On Wednesday we had to go to the South African Embassy in Bern, as Zara’s passport will expire next year and it takes months to get a new one. As we travelled the 2 hours to Bern I decided we needed to do some exploring to make the 4 hour round trip worthwhile....